The majority of Indians remember only one thing when three words “biometric information”, “unique identification system” and “controversy” are used collectively in a sentence—the Aadhaar card. Things have gone wrong for this significant identity card that every Indian is obliged to process.
Officials have confirmed that India has experienced a noteworthy upsurge in cases of cyber fraud and an increase in phishing attacks, financial frauds, mail-spams and ransomware attacks during the Covid-19 lockdown.
The Central government on Wednesday defended the legality of the new Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021, in its counter affidavit filed in reply to a challenge to the constitutional validity of the new IT Rules.
The issues related to gambling expressly fall under the states' domain, and thereby, only the state government is responsible for taking action against online gambling websites, the Centre informed the Delhi High Court earlier this week.
Twitter admittedly qualifies as a significant Social Media Intermediary (“SSMI”) as defined under Rule 2(1) (v) of the IT Rules 2021 hence Twitter is obligated to comply with the provisions of the IT Rules, 2021 and the compliances set out therein